God gave us agency hoping that we’d use it to follow Him and obey His laws. If we want to follow God, then we need to choose to be obedient to His will.
It just isn’t possible for us to progress without our God. Our weaknesses, our sins all hold us back from that progress if we try to do it alone. We desperately need God.
One of the biggest hallmarks of the Savior’s ministry on Earth was His capacity to love and serve all those around Him. Many of the stories we read about Him involve physically healing the sick. But what is interesting to note is that He did not just heal the bodies of these people, but their spirits as well.
Time is growing short for us to procrastinate making sure we understand these key doctrines and have a solid testimony of them. Our beliefs will be tested, so preparing for those times now will help us stay strong in the future.
The words of Christ and His prophets are still the most powerful I’ve read. Their words are overwhelming in their truth and doctrine. Testimonies of God, of change, of healing, of progress, and of power fill the pages of scripture.
Let’s reiterate a few things about the prophets of God, and particularly our living prophet, that will be essential for our spiritual safety and well-being in the future.
Often, modesty is approached in a narrow way that limits the full meaning and understanding of it as a principle. When modesty is fully understood, it can be taught completely and correctly.
It’s time for each of us to make sure we’re living prepared each day because none of us want to be unprepared when our Savior does return. So here are some of my thoughts on how we can live prepared.
When we obey the commandments, we are given strength and protection.
The fact that it grows more challenging each day to stay as disciples of Christ proves that it’s more necessary than ever for us to establish ourselves in holy places – to gain a testimony of our Father and Savior and their plan for us.